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Sammy Davis Jr. USO Show, February 1972

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Sammy Davis Jr. USO Show, February 1972


Published 1972


Color silent footage of Sammy Davis Jr performing in Vietnam in 1972 as part of Nixon's anti-drug  Footage is from Armed Forces Information Film #232 "Peace, Togetherness and Sammy." (link goes to the full documentary on Archive.org, which has sound).

111-LC-57960 Sammy Davis Jr USO Show (AFIF 232) 1972-03
"Summary: INT, Sammy Davis Jr. singing and dancing on stage, George Rhodes and orchestra accompany him. INT, girl at microphone introduces next performer. INT, Blinkey Williams moves around as she sings. INT, Sammy Davis Jr. singing, dancing and making jokes. COMMENTS: Camera was in a fixed position. Flash light from photographers in audience disrupts the scenes. Film quality adequate."
National Archives Identifier: 34808

111-LC-57979 Sammy Davis Jr USO Show (AFIF-232) 1972-02 - 1972-03 "Summary: VS, Teddy Rodgers entertaining a large soldier audience accompanied by George Rhodes and his orchestra. VS, Sammy Davis Jr. performing his act. VS, chorus girls dancing as he sings. VS, Sammy Davis Jr. in a solo performance. VS, Sammy Davis Jr. playing the drums. COMMENTS: Good quality. Fixed camera position." National Archives Identifier: 34827




Producer United States. Department of the Army
Audio/Visual silent, color
Language English

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